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Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Harrison County Fire Rescue offers flooding and lightning safety tips

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Harrison County Fire Rescue offers flooding and lightning safety tips
Harrison County Fire Rescue offers flooding and lightning safety tips

The combination of heavy rainfall and lightning resulted in a busy night for Harrison County Fire and Rescue teams. The storm caused an abundance of calls for safety checks for fire alarms, car accidents, and structures damaged by lightning.

- the combination of heavy rain - fall and lightning- resulted to a busy night for- harrison county fire and rescue- teams. the storm caused an- abundance of calls for safety - checks for fire alarms, car - accidents and structures- damaged by lightning.

- harrison county fire and rescue- wants us to remember to - slow down while driving.

Many - potholes are filled with- water and can easily be deeper- than they appear.

By- reducing speed while driving, - the risk of accidents,- hydroplaning and sliding off th- road are significantly- reduced.- also if you think your home is- stuck by lightning, - however you don't see smoke or- smell fire, still call the- fire department.

It's better to- be safe than sorry.

- - pat sullivan, harrison county - fire chief: - "typically what we were getting was my home is struck by- lightening, i smell - something burning, i don't see- anything but i can smell it.- absolutely call the fire- department if that's the- situation so that we can check- it out.

When it's raining like- it- - - was raining last night, slow- down, take your time and the- visibility is reduced so you- can't see as well and the roads- are slick, i think everybody- that i talked to on the - wrecks that did said they - hydroplaned."

- - some roads still have water ove- them, drivers are asked to slow- down and use caution.

Remember- in flood zones- "turn around,

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